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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
725 PM EST MON JAN 2 2017

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   12/07/1998
                        12/19/1967
                        12/09/1943
 LOW               12   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            76   12/24                         78  12/30
LOWEST             35   12/16                         41  12/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.1              59.5     3.6     69.5
AVG. MINIMUM     48.1              45.6     2.5     57.3
MEAN             55.6              52.6     3.0     63.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               2.0    -2.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.56   1941
 MINIMUM         0.19   1919
TOTALS           2.95              2.60    0.35     2.66
DAYS >= .01        10               8.6     1.4        9
DAYS >= .10         4               5.0    -1.0        5
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.58   12/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     288               393    -105      106
 SINCE 7/1        429               606    -177      195
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/070
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    26/090



-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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RECORDS ESTABLISHED IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DURING THE MONTH:

*DEC 24 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 76 DEGREES

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